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We still have a few spots left in our SPRING 2021 season! The SUMMER season is OPEN for enrollment! Click the ENROLL button below!

Also checkout our SUMMER CAMPS and Summer sessions as well!

As we have returned to in-person sessions, we have worked diligently to modify our curriculum and operating procedures to ensure the safety of our families and coaches. Read more here.

 

 

Meet The Coaches

We are proud to have the best coaches in youth soccer.

Coach Lindsay

Coach Lindsay

Programs Manager

Coach Lindsay is from Duncannon, Pa. and works as the full-time Program Manager with the team. Lindsay was a standout student-athlete nearby York College, where she was a three-time All-Capital Athletic Conference award winner on the field hockey field. She first started coaching with Soccer Shots as a two-season intern when she was in school. Now, Lindsay plays a leading role in all areas of partner service and customer support with the team.

Coach Adria

Coach Adria

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Adria is a native of York County and currently a middle school science teacher. She absolutely loves teaching and seeing her students make connections about what they’re learning and their own life. Coach Adria loves being outdoors and participating in activities such as gardening, hiking, running and kayaking. She has also played soccer since she was eight as well as track and field, cross country and rugby! Coach Adria is excited to be a coach to share her love for soccer and help young children grow!

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

Soccer Shots Coach

A York native, Coach Sam attended York College and earned her degree in Psychology as well as earning her teaching certificate. She works for the Lincoln Intermediate Unit as a preschool teacher. When she is not studying, she plays on two co-ed soccer teams, swims, and loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves that children are always ready to learn and have fun! On the soccer field, her favorite move is the step-over turn. A few of her favorite things are seafood and the color pink!

Coach Nicole

Coach Nicole

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Nicole is currently a junior at Elizabethtown College studying Early Childhood and Special Education with a minor in Spanish. She comes to us with years of soccer experience as a goalie and volunteer experience as a girls’ soccer coach at Lower Dauphin High School. To win her over, make sure you share your cotton candy with her! She is excited to teach your child and see them learn throughout this season!

Coach Dalton

Coach Dalton

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Dalton can be found teaching PE at a private school in Maryland during the day and exploring Soccer Island at night with all of his soccer friends. He has coached soccer to various ages and strives to inspire and encourage children to enjoy sports and he knows it will help them learn and grow through life!

Coach Shaun

Coach Shaun

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Shaun is currently a student at Messiah College majoring in Sports Management as well as working on double minor in Health and Exercise Science and Public Relations. Coach Shaun is a well-rounded athlete who has participates in many sports including soccer, basketball, rugby and cross-country running. He is excited to work with children because of their positive and upbeat energy they have. Sports and working with children are two of Shaun’s favorite things, so he can’t wait to get out on Soccer Island the the kids!

Coach Ryan

Coach Ryan

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Ryan is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina but made his way to Mechanicsburg after graduating from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Coach Ryan is now a graduate assistant at Messiah College for the cross country and track & field teams. He enjoys hiking, kayaking and biking when he is not coaching. He is also a huge sports fan and loves following the NFL, MLB and NBA! Coach Ryan is excited to share his positivity on the field with the children of Soccer Shots!

Coach Rachel

Coach Rachel

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Rachel is originally from Alabama but now resides in Etters, Pa. Growing up she loved any activity that was outdoors! She participated in school and club soccer for many years as well as church camp every summer. Currently, she works as a Nutritionist and Lactation Counselor for the WIC programs in addition to being a full-time mom to her three-year-old daughter! She is constantly on the go with her daughter’s activities, volunteering at church, and being physically active. Coach Rachel is thrilled to make an impact on the young children in her local community!

Coach Logan

Coach Logan

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Logan grew up in Wenham, PA, and has since made her way over to Mechanicsburg, PA! She is a current student at Messiah College where she is studying Sports Management and is also a member of the Messiah Women’s Basketball team, which keeps her very busy! Growing up, Logan played many sports, including soccer, basketball, and flag football. Coach Logan is so excited to join her soccer friends on Soccer Island and help them improve their soccer skills!

Coach Kim

Coach Kim

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kim lives in Stewartstown, PA with her husband, Coach Dalton! She is a full-time pre-kindergarten teacher in Baltimore, where she loves learning alongside her friends. She is also currently working on getting her Master’s Degree from Towson University in Early Childhood Education. One fun fact about Coach Kim is that she grew up active in many activities, some of which include Horseback Riding, Swimming, and Irish Dancing! She is excited to meet her friends and to be creative on Soccer Island!

Coach Kendall

Coach Kendall

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kendall grew up in Bucks County, PA, and moved to South Central PA after graduating from nearby Messiah College. She graduated from Messiah in May 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Health Science and Exercise Science. Her goal is to go to graduate school to become an Occupational Therapist. When growing up, she played soccer and competed in gymnastics & diving. Currently, she works full time for the Vista School, and in her free time, she is a volunteer coach for the Area M Special Olympics.

Coach Cass

Coach Cass

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Cassidy is a full-time student at Messiah University. She is originally from Quarryville, PA, and has lived there her entire life. She grew up swimming competitively in the summer and playing soccer for the rest of the year. She currently plays on the club team at Messiah! A fun fact about her is that the summer before her senior year of high school, her high school soccer team traveled to Peru to play soccer and serve kids, and while there, got to go to Machu Picchu! She loves to coach at Soccer Shots because she loves the game of soccer and working with children. They can always turn her bad days into good ones!

Coach Becca

Coach Becca

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Becca is originally from Ulysses, PA, and is currently a Supply Chain Major at York College of PA. She is also a member of the YCP Women’s Soccer team as well as the Track and Field team! In her spare time, Coach Becca loves running, lifting, and spending time with friends. For the past two summers, she was a Safety Watcher for PSE&G, a utility company located in New Jersey. While in New Jersey she lived with her aunt and uncle and her little cousin named Abby. During that time, Coach Becca helped Abby develop her soccer skills which evoked her passion for coaching. She is thrilled and excited to have the opportunity to help develop the next generation and instruct the fundamentals of soccer.

Coach Allison

Coach Allison

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Alli has spent most of her years in PA with brief adventures to North Carolina and Washington state and currently resides in Carlisle. She grew up playing many sports such as soccer, softball, street hockey, volleyball, basketball and enjoyed continuing to play soccer for Geneva College. She’s excited to coach for Soccer Shots because kids and soccer is a fun mix! Alli is currently mom and homeschool teacher to one extroverted little boy. When she’s not teaching kids soccer, you can find her in nature, in the garden, in the kitchen, or building relationships with other moms!

Coach Ryan

Coach Ryan

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Ryan is originally from Severna Park Maryland, and recently graduated from York College of PA with a degree in Sport Management, and a minor in Athletic Coaching while also being a member of the women’s soccer team all 4 years. She is currently a personal trainer at Power Train West York. Coach Ryan loves being outside, hanging out with friends, and FOOD! A fun fact about her is that she is a huge UNC basketball fan, and 1 of 5 kids. She excited about the upcoming season because she loves soccer and teaching it as well as watching others grow and develop while playing soccer.

Coach V

Coach V

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach V is originally from Saint Louis Du Sud, Haiti. He moved to the United States when he was 9 years old. Since then, Coach V has lived in Bordentown, NJ, where he attended Bordentown Regional High School and was a three-sport athlete in Soccer, Wrestling, and Track & Field. When he is not on soccer island, Coach V likes watching soccer and listening to music. Coach V is very excited to become a role model for children and to get the opportunity to positively impact many lives!

Coach Schyler

Coach Schyler

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Schyler comes to us from Mountville, PA where she attended Hempfield High School. She is a recent Kutztown University Sports Management graduate. During her time at Kutztown, Coach Schyler was a member of the Kutztown University Women’s soccer team! When she is not on soccer island, coach Schyler enjoys coaching a U10 girls team for FC Ballyhoo and assisting for the Lancaster Catholic High School girls soccer team. She has been playing soccer since she was age four, and she is excited to share her passion for the game with children who are of similar age from when she started playing soccer!

Coach Abby

Coach Abby

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Abby was born and raised in Central Pennsylvania. She graduated from Central Dauphin High School where her soccer team won two State Titles in 2007 and 2008. Coach Abby played soccer all four years at Bridgewater College, Virginia. When Coach Abby isn’t on soccer island, she enjoys coaching  U9-U11 Travel Girls Soccer for CASA. She loves connecting with young athletes and watching them grow and develop not only with their soccer skills, but ultimately into successful human beings! When she’s not on the soccer field, she loves spending time with her family, working out, and watching Penn State Football!

Emma Dougherty

Emma Dougherty

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Emma is from Harrisburg, PA. She graduated from Messiah University with a Bachelor’s of Social Work degree and is currently studying to get her Master’s of Social Work from Millersville University. In her spare time, Coach Emma loves to play games, spend time with family, watch movies, and enjoy being outside! She loves working with kids because of their energy and excitement. Emma played soccer for years while growing up and is looking forward to sharing her love of the game with her friends on Soccer Island!

Coach Colleen

Coach Colleen

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Colleen is from Manalapan, NJ. She is a senior occupational therapy student at Elizabethtown College. Some fun facts about Colleen are that she loves iced coffee, she studied abroad in Ireland for a semester, and she has visited Vietnam. For the past three summers she has worked as a paraprofessional at a school for children with Autism.  I have played soccer for as long as she can remember and now is so excited to combine her passions of working with children and playing her favorite sport.

Coach Julia

Coach Julia

Soccer Shot Coach

Coach Julia joins us as a stand out athlete and student. She’s playing for Lipscomb University and has plans to be a physicians assistant. Coach Julia has always been involved in multiple activities, loves being outside and wants to pass on her passion for soccer to children participating in Soccer Shots.

Coach Kaleigh

Coach Kaleigh

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kaleigh lives in Hummelstown, PA. She loves being active by playing field hockey, soccer, basketball, and softball. In 2014, Coach Kaleigh had the opportunity to travel to Barbados to play and practice field hockey with the National Men’s and Women’s Field Hockey Team! Coach Kaleigh is super excited to be on Soccer Island because she knows how important fitness is and wants to pass along her skills and experiences to the children at Soccer Shots! Fun Fact about Coach Kaleigh is that one of her favorite places she enjoyed while growing up was Hershey Park!

Coach Esteban

Coach Esteban

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Esteban is originally from Guatemala but now resides in Reading, PA. He is a recent graduate from Messiah University, where he graduated with a degree in international business. Growing up, he always loved playing soccer! During his spare time, Coach Esteban enjoys playing the guitar, spending time with friends, and devoting time to his spiritual life. One of Esteban’s passions is to help, and serve others as impacting others lives which is what makes him an excellent coach and member of the Soccer Shots staff!

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